Amanda Cherry is a Seattle-area queer, disabled nerd who still can't believe people pay her to write stories.
Her debut novel, Rites & Desires, was released in 2018, and her sophomore work, The Dragon Stone Conspiracy, in 2021. She's had short stories published in the Cobalt City anthologies Christmas Harder and Dragonstorm, as well as multiple editions of Mad Scientist Journal and the queer sci-fi anthology: Ink. Amanda was on the writing team for the TTRPG Acute Paranoia and is an award-winning screenwriter. Her nonfiction writing has appeared across the web on such sites as ToscheStation.net, Eleven-ThirtyEight.com, and StarTrek.com.
She is a member of SFWA and the Broad Universe Motherboard.
Follow Amanda's geekery and hilarity on Twitter and TikTok @MandaTheGinger and follow her literary journey at www.thegingervillain.com/.